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break a/the code

To determine or decipher a secret code. It is imperative that we break the enemy code and access their plans. She definitely broke the code on my phone—her picture is suddenly my new background!
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break a code

to figure out a code; to decipher a secret code. The intelligence agents finally broke the enemy's code. When they broke the code, they were able to decipher messages.
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By the time she was discovered Mary had gotten out enough information to the Union armies for others to break the code of the Confederacy.
DUBAI The IPTL promises to 'Break the Code' of the game's traditional etiquette in order to attract a new audience to the sport.
AN Assemblyman did not break the Code of Conduct by saying he would throw stones at rioters attacking homes, it emerged yesterday.
This makes it hard to break the code unless you have a Four-Way Coder/Decoder.
As soon as you Break the code with your kids, as soon you Break the code about why I don't have peace of mind on a more reliable Basis, as soon as I broke the codes, the writing code--
Those who break the code will be held accountable, said bloc head MP Ahmed Al Sa'ati.
Did I break the code? Or was I just being sensible?
Those that break the code will be forced out of business and if the code fails to rein in the industry a Conservative government will consider simply banning clamping on private land, Ms Villiers will say.
For two decades, Mark had failed in his quest to break the code. But, as the Channel 4 documentary, Who Got Diana Dors'Millions?
Any adults who break the code of conduct face a touchline ban or even seeing their child thrown out of the club.
Prof Philip Johnson, a lead researcher based in the university's Cancer Research UK Institute for Cancer Studies, said: "We've shown that the right combination of technology and computer analysis can 'break the code' of liver cancer and distinguish people with early liver cancer from those without the disease.
The guide and seminars aim to "break the code of silence" that enables school violence, notes U.S.
But how can educators persuade students to break the code of silence and tell them of threats?
There's a definite Looking Glass logic to it all, though I've been thwarted in my attempts to break the code. Rest assured, I'll crack it someday!
"The programmable CD-ROM gives you some additional 'dimensions' of copy-protection, some of which, frankly, are under wraps, in order to keep the 'map' of how it's done away from people who would try to break the code. But I can say that it's a step further than mere stamping: that it gives each disk a unique serial number, and that any information recorded on the disk can be unlocked by linking it to that serial number code."